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by JackTheHack
Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Shrieking 2nd Octave E
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Shrieking 2nd Octave E

Have been using beeswax in the same office as gluestick. Can only imagine it to be as effective, and doesn't chance sticking the blades together. I too, had thought leaks may be the culprit with these older reeds. They do indeed leak when I suck on the staple, but most every reed I've ever had seems...
by JackTheHack
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Shrieking 2nd Octave E
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Shrieking 2nd Octave E

Thank you PJ. Alas, I indeed have been attending to all the things you've mentioned. I have the added challenge of living at 7,300' elevation in New Mexico. While I can modify the humidity situation by placing a dampened piece of open-cell foam over the bellows hole (works quite well), The lack of a...
by JackTheHack
Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Shrieking 2nd Octave E
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Shrieking 2nd Octave E

A bit of background - I unfortunately have never developed the stick-to-it-iveness required to successfully make reeds. But I had the good fortune (or bad, as the case may be for prodding me to learn to make reeds) of having had Brad Angus make a clutch of excellent reeds for my Kirk Lynch chanter b...
by JackTheHack
Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: Where o where has Brad Angus gone?
Replies: 1
Views: 3195

Where o where has Brad Angus gone?

All I can find is a somewhat stale looking facebook page. He used to have a website in bygone days. If anyone has a phone# or email, please pm me. Thanks!